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MOST COMMON USED PHRASES IN PTE EXAM

MOST COMMON USED PHRASES IN PTE EXAM

MOST COMMON USED PHRASES IN PTE EXAM

writing phrases

Expressing opinion:
In my opinion, … I From my point of view, … I As far as I’m concerned, … I To my mind, …
Listing points:
Firstly, … I First of all, … I In the first place, … I First and foremost, … I To begin with, …. Secondly, … I Thirdly, … I Finally, … I Lastly, … I Last but not least, …
Referring and giving examples:
When it comes to +noun/_ing … / With respect to … / Regarding + noun _ing / As far as +noun_ing |is concerned, … / For instance, … / For example, … / such as … / like … /… among others
Adding more points:
What is more, … / In addition, … / Furthermore, … / Moreover, … / Besides, … / On top of that, / In addition to + noun/ing …. , / Besides +noun/ ing … / Not only … but also … / … as well / … too / … also

MOST COMMON USED PHRASES IN PTE EXAM

Adding emphasis:
It goes without saying that … / Needless to say, … / Clearly, … / Obviously, … / There is little doubt that …
contrasting points:
Although/Even though/Though + subject + verb, …| Despite/In spite of the fact that + subject + verb, … Despite/In spite of +noun/ing,
However, … / Nevertheless, … / Nonetheless, … / Even so, … / but … / yet … On the one hand … On the other hand … / On the contrary, … / Meanwhile, … / while …

Expressing effect and reason:
So, … / Therefore, … / Consequently, … / As a consequence, … / As a result, … / For that reason … Due to ..+noun_ing / Owing to..+ noun _ ing / On account of ..+ noun _ ing / Because of ..+ noun _ ing / Due to/Owing to/On account of/Because of the fact that – ..+ noun _ ing
Clarifying or rephrasing:
In other words, … / To put it another way, … / To put it simply, … / , that is to say, …
concluding:
All in all, … / All things considered, … / Taking everything into account, … / Considering all of the above, … / In conclusion, … / To SUM up, … / In summary, … / On the whole,… / By and large

MOST COMMON USED PHRASES IN PTE EXAM

 

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